[OT] Cross Mac Platform Text Editing
wouter.abraham at pi.be
Thu Feb 19 14:04:26 CST 2004
On 19 Feb 2004, at 19:26, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 10:00:33 -0700
> From: Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com>
> Subject: Re: [OT] Cross Mac Platform Text Editing
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> On Feb 19, 2004, at 8:53 AM, Rob Cozens wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> When moving text files created or modified with TextEdit on Mac OS
>> 10.2 to Mac OS 9, I find no OS 9 text editing app that will open them,
>> even those stored as plain text.
> You sure you aren't creating RTF files with TextEdit?
> Also, TextEdit has
>> How do other deal with this? Is there a recommended cross Mac
>> platform text editor? [Preferably something without "Microsoft" in
>> its pedigree.]
> A text file is a text file is a text file (except for line endings and
> text encoding)
> I use TextEdit occasionally, and never have problems opening the files
> Unix or Windows text editors.
> Maybe you are dealing with a file type issue and the apps you are
> trying on Mac OS 9 are saying: "no text type in resource fork. eh!
> Alex Rice | Mindlube Software | http://mindlube.com
Text edit for Mac OS 9 has a 32 kb file limit.
For OS X take a look at SubEthaEdit (former Hydra).
The name is horrible, but not the features!
Is there something similar as this one on the other platforms?
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